Data Science Helps Raleigh Water Avoid Digging Up the Streets

By Rocio Echeverria, Xylem PROJECT AT A GLANCE Client:The City of Raleigh Public Utilities DepartmentChallenge:Prioritize capital works using analysis to determine pipeline risk. Partnership:Xylem Inc. and Esri Solution:Raleigh...

How to Avoid Wastewater Pump Failures

By Emily Newton  When pumps fail, site managers have to manage consequences like downtime, maintenance, and damage — as well as sewage overflow in the...

Modeling Solutions for the Unsung Hero

By Walt Prentice, Applied Flow Technology  When you think of processing plants, you may think of oil, its derivatives, and other chemical products. After all,...

Riverside Forging Ahead on Water Quality

By John Yap, Aquatic Informatics Riverside Public Utilities (RPU) has been providing water and electricity to the city of Riverside, California, since 1895. As an...

7 Tips to Achieve Better, Faster Sewer Cleaning

By Del Williams Contractors cleaning municipal sewer, storm, and sanitary lines face a host of challenges on the job. This can range from having to...

Eco-friendly Cost Reduction Through Anaerobic Sludge Stabilization

By Ann Börries, Weltec Biopower Following a public tender procedure, Weltec Biopower was awarded the contract for an anaerobic stage for the municipal sewage treatment...

Seattle Takes FOG Program Online

By Chris Weinandt, Aquatic Informatics With more than 5,000 restaurants and food service establishments (FSEs) in Seattle, the city’s fats, oils, and grease (FOG) program...

Doubling Service Life and Minimizing Repair Downtime

By Lauren Heinz, Tsurumi America, Inc. A coal mine in central Illinois is making huge annual savings of approximately $90,000 after switching to Tsurumi LH-6110 pumps...

Flood Defense Pumps Need High-quality Bearings

By Emma Gerard, Thordon Bearings Inc. Pumps for flood defense must handle high-capacity volumes and also be reliable in extreme conditions. Bedford Pumps Ltd., one...

The Water/Wastewater System Manager’s Guide to Remote Telemetry and Remote Maintenance:...

By Dave Eifert and Eike Wedekind, Phoenix Contact In last month’s introduction to this article, we mentioned how all installations in remote distribution and collection...